Bomb attack kills 4, injures 25 in Badhbeer :: Peshawar Check Points are made Death Trap.

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It was the fifth bomb in just over a week to hit the city. —Reuters/File Photo

Peshawar blast kills 4, injures 25

Updated at: 0850 PST, Monday, November 16, 2009

PESHAWAR: At least four people have been killed and 25 others injured in a powerful explosion that occurred in Peshawar’s outskirts of Badhbeer on Kohat Road near police station, Geo News reported on Monday morning.badabar11-16-2009_91477_l

District Coordination Officer (DCO) Peshawar Sahibzada Anis also confirmed 4 killings in the blast, adding the blast was so powerful that the nearby mosque collapsed.

He continued that the blast occurred at 0745am, adding it is feared that some people may be trapped under the rubble.BadahberBlastRE2_608x325

The state of emergency has been declared in the local hospitals.

The police and relief workers before long arrived on the blast site and kick-started the relief action. There are some children and a woman among the injured.

Police cordoned off the blast site soon after the blast.

According to Geo News correspondent, the police have confirmed that blast was a suicide attack, as a car was used in the blast.

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According to sources, the suicide bomber was taking his explosive-laden car to some sensitive place; however, he was signaled to pull over. But, the suicide bomber on being stopped, blew him up, killing three people.

According to Geo News correspondent, at least seven injured have been brought to Lady Reading Hospital.

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